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In the CCP’s 1981 assessment of the Mao era, the Party describes the Cultural Revolution as the most grievous and damaging of Mao’s policy failures, eclipsing even the devastating Great Leap Forward. Compare these two examples of Mao’s alleged errors both in terms of their goals and outcomes, and evaluate the extent to which you agree with the Party’s 1981 judgment?
The Deng era reforms combined a complex package of rapid and far reaching market reforms, with a complementary set of liberalizing political initiatives. This combination ultimately proved unsustainable as the Tiananmen protests in 1989 proved.” The statement above suggests that Deng’s ‘market authoritarian’ formula was intrinsically flawed both in concept and practice. Do you agree with this statement? Disagree? Defend your view as concretely as possible.